The Canaan fire company hosted a multi town drill Sunday morning for 4 hours in cooperation with Geer Corporation. This was the conclusion of a culmination of multi training events on campus for during the last month.
Sundays training included multiple scenarios in geer village for firefighters to test there skills in understand the building layout in low visibility conditions, advance hoses in stair wells to multiple floors, ladder the building for rescues and prepared for any other emergencies in the building.
Canaan fire company incorporated our mutual aid partners in this training on Sunday which included Norfolk fire, Falls Village fire, Lakeville fire, Sheffield fire MA, & New Marlboro fire MA. with a total of 40 volunteers participating. The Canaan fire company is very grateful for the incredible team work and assistance in training from the management and staff at Geer corporations. Canaan fire company hopes that all residents of Geer Village and YMCA members that were at all inconvenience during the training understands the benefits your local volunteer firefighters experienced Sunday will be invaluable during a true emergency to safely protect everyone.
John F. Foley Lone Oak Challenge Annual Golf Tournament Event to Benefit the Canaan Fire Company
Golf Tournament will be Monday, September 12, 2022 at Fairview Farms in Harwinton, CT.
Format: Best Ball Scramble
$150 Per Person • green fees, cart • coffee available • lunch: boxed lunch served between 11am-12pm • dinner • great raffle • putting contest • 50/50 hole
EXCITING HOLE IN ONE PRIZES TO BE ANNOUNCED AS THEY ARE CONFIRMED!
See link for sign up and sponsorship opportunities!
The Canaan Fire Company will be holding its annual parade on JULY 16, 2022 at 6PM.
The parade will be held in conjunction with the Canaan Railroad Days festivities which includes CARNIVAL on LAWRENCE FIELD, vendor fair and excellent fireworks show!!
The parade will step off on Saturday, JULY 16th at 6PM, sharp. Line-up will begin at 5:15 PM, and we hope that your company will participate in this years fun!
After this past year we are all looking to have some fun ! Be creative with your unit, bring a truck if you only have a few guys, go all out if you want to march, pick a theme if you want to be fun….
We are trying to put on a family friendly fun event that will foster community and the spirit of the old town celebration and we would love for you to be part of this event.
Please RSVP by filling out document on link: 2022 CFC Parade Signup
Refreshments will be served to all marchers following the parade.
We hope to see you there!
The following trophies will be awarded by the Connecticut Parade Marshals Association:
UNIT TRAVELING LONGEST DISTANCE
BEST APPEARING LADDER TRUCK
BEST APPEARING TANKER
BEST APPEARING BRUSH TRUCK
BEST COMMERCIAL PUMPER
BEST CUSTOM PUMPER
BEST MOTORIZED ANTIQUE
BEST COLOR GUARD
BEST FIRE UNIT WITHOUT MUSIC
BEST FIRE UNIT 15 AND UNDER
BEST OVERALL FIRE UNIT
1St Prize: $ 2,000
2nd Prize: $1,000
3rd Prize: $500.00 Gift Certificate Redeemable at C. A. Lindells, 59 Church St, Canaan, CT 06018
4th Prize: $250.00 Gift Certificate Redeemable at Shell
5th Prize: $100.00 Gift Certificate Redeemable at Stop & Shop
Drawing July 17, 2022, at 11 am Lawrence Field, 15 Main Street, North Canaan CT 06018.
Winner need not be present.